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Healthcare Scientist Practitioner Advanced

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
9 Jul 2024

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Healthcare scientist
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Come and join our friendly, supportive neurophysiology team in sunny Dorset.

We are looking for a motivated Band 7 Clinical Physiologist to join a team with passion, enthusiasm and commitment for Clinical Neurophysiology. There are a range of opportunities for continuing professional and personal development.

The department is currently working through transformation as part of the UHD reconfiguration to cover the Poole Hospital and Royal Bournemouth Hospital sites across University Hospitals Dorset.

The successful candidate would be expected to work across all areas of the department, and across both hospital sites. Experience in all EEG modalities, evoked potential modalities and all standard nerve conduction techniques are essential.

Training will be given in areas unfamiliar to the candidate.

Regular study and training sessions are encouraged for all staff, with the opportunity to attend courses and meetings at both regional and national level. All applications should be made through NHS Jobs.

Base Location: Poole

Interview Date: TBC

Main duties of the job

To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents which are attached to this advert.

About us

Our values define who we are as #TeamUHD. They underpin everything we do now and in the future. They define how we treat our patients, visitors, and each other, our valued teammates and colleagues.

UHD are investing in services across the Trust, with many being transformed and developed following merger and the New Hospital Programme.

This means that some services may move site this year or next, either temporarily or long term. Recruiting Managers interviewing for this role will be happy to answer any specific questions that you have about this at interview.

There is no planned move for this service anticipated .

Job description

Job responsibilities

To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents which are attached to this advert.

Person Specification



  • BSc Clinical Physiology (neurophysiology) or equivalent
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Neurophysiology or equivalent formal specialist training


  • MSC level study in relevant area
  • ANS I or II
  • RCCP registration
  • CSci Registration



  • Practical experience and familiarity with the range of basic and advanced neurophysiological investigations i.e. EEG. Including ambulatory, Evoked Potentials, including ERG Nerve Conductions Assisting EMG
  • Significant experience of working at a senior level following and running clinics autonomously in a clinical neurophysiology servic


  • Teaching experience



  • In- depth understanding of National guidance for Neurophysiology and impact on service provision
  • Evidence of up to date CPD activities relating to clinical neurophysiology and healthcare science and use of this to inform practice
  • Understanding of IQIPS, and the relevance to Clinical Neurophysiology services

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust



Longfleet Road


BH15 2JB

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